A reality competition show, Logo’s RuPaul’s Drag Race TV series is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang, and RuPaul Charles executive producing. Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola executive produce for Logo.
Get the details excerpted from a multi-show press release:
FRESH OFF TWO EMMY NOMINATIONS, LOGO GREENLIGHTS “RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE” FOR A NINTH SEASON
NEW YORK, NY – July 20, 2016 – Hot off the heels of two Emmy nominations and one of the most watched seasons in the show’s history, Logo today announced the season nine renewal of its hit reality series, “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” […]
After scoring the franchise’s third Emmy nomination and an unforgettable season that saw year-over-year ratings growth, digital records shattered with the most watched premiere in series history, and highest digital downloads in network history, Mama Ru will return for a ninth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”*
In its eighth season, the “RuPaul’s Drag Race” phenomenon reached new heights. The show’s ability to connect with an ever growing popular audience while at the same time receiving rave reviews from major media outlets is a testament to Drag Race’s ability to push boundaries creatively and intellectually.
RuPaul will be back to turn up the heat this summer with “RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race” season 2 premiering Thursday, August 25th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Logo with a queen-sized 90-minute episode.
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang and RuPaul Charles serving as Executive Producers. Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola serve as Executive Producers for Logo.
“Season 9 of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ will be bigger, better and more twisted than ever,” said Executive Producer RuPaul. “Thank you Logo for continuing to provide a powerful platform for these brave, gorgeous and creative souls to tell their stories. They represent the hopes and dreams of all the outsiders around the world.”
*Source: NMR, P18-49, Live7, Coverage Ratings, Season 8: 03/07/16-05/16/16 vs. Season 7: 03/02/15-06/01/15
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